New Student Orientation

    Waco Campus: Register now

    Houston Campus: Email John Burk for more details

    Join us for Truett's New Student Orientation in Waco on January 14 and 15, 2021. This is a great time for community connection, socializing, and a chance to make the most out of your seminary experience.

    *All new students are required to attend orientation sessions. Friday is optional for commuter students and Baylor students. If you have a laptop, please bring it Friday.


    COVID-19 Precautions 

    We are prayerfully preparing for your arrival to Truett Seminary for New Student Orientation on Thursday, January 14. Our schedule below has been adjusted in order to comply with COVID-19 precautions and to ensure the safety and social distancing of all. Please note that you will be required to wear a mask and social distance throughout Orientation. We will have complimentary masks on site, if needed. If you feel ill or exhibit any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not come to Orientation and email to let us know.

    We will host a condensed version of Orientation virtually on Friday, January 15 for those who are considered high risk or are taking classes completely online. If you need to participate in the Virtual Orientation on Friday, please email Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions (254-710-7334).

    We look forward to seeing you at Truett on Thursday, January 14!



    Parking is available in the parking garage next door to Truett Seminary. New students will be able to park in the parking garage during Orientation. It is important to note that a 
    parking permit is required once classes begin.

    If you have any questions, please call Maggie in the Truett Student Services office at 254-710-6071 or 1-800-BAYLOR-U, option 5.

    Orientation Schedule (tentative)

    9:30amWorship and Devotion
    10:00amTruett Seminary: Who are We?
    10:30amBreakout Sessions 1 & 2
    1:00pmBreakout Session 3 & 4
    2:45pmOrientation Group Time

    8:30amWelcome and Breakfast
    9:00amLibrary Tour and Campus Tour
    10:15amResources and Training - You will need your email login (BearID and password) during this session.
    12:00pmLunch on your own

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